committed to Save the Children
in charitable contributions
made available for the Associate Relief Fund
Our Commitment: Supporting the needs of women and children around the world
At PVH, giving back is embedded in our culture and we are committed to creating positive change in the communities where we work and live. Our mission is to support the needs of women and children around the world by creating safe spaces, improving access to education and enhancing quality of life.
The PVH Foundation is a non-profit corporation that supports our global philanthropic campaigns and initiatives, as well as our contributions to disaster relief efforts.
Designed to align, strengthen and expand global strategic programming and philanthropic partnerships, The PVH Foundation team fosters a combined effort between our corporate and business team initiatives to achieve a greater impact worldwide.
PVH Cares serves as the global “call to action” for our over 36,000 associates to donate their time, talent and resources through volunteering in their local communities.
Promoting early education with Save the Children
We began our partnership with Save the Children in 2005, strengthening our relationship in 2014 by making a $5 million multi-year commitment to the charity’s early education programs. We have since engaged all our businesses, regions and divisions in supporting this important cause. Our Chairman & CEO, Emanuel Chirico, joined Save the Children’s Board of Trustees in 2015. We support Save the Children’s early education programs in many of the countries where we produce goods and have offices. We also encourage our associates to participate in Save the Children’s Child Sponsorship Program.
|($ in thousands)||2013||2014||2015||2016||2017|
|PVH Cash Contributions||$5,684||$4,888||$4,782||$5,172||$5,085|
|Retail Customer Contributions||$1,690||$1,283||$1,827||$1,038||$983|
|PVH Product Contributions||$9,801||$6,029||$10,225(1)||$17,627||$16,905|
Save the Children teamed up with 15 PVH suppliers to fund childcare and early education in our garment factory communities in Bangladesh. Through these programs, Save the Children supported nearly 1,350 parents and more than 1,660 children.
The PVH Foundation supported Save the Children’s work in China with underprivileged children in kindergartens, including the children of migrant workers, whose education can often be disrupted or of poor quality. The work included the training of four principals and 58 teachers.
Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico directly affected nearly 250 PVH associates. In response, we launched the PVH Associate Relief Fund in collaboration with The PVH Foundation. Contributions from associates around the world were matched by the company dollar for dollar, raising a total of $360,000. Additionally, our U.S. retail stores each supported a store in Puerto Rico, sending their fellow associates packages of urgently needed toiletries and supplies such as water, flashlights and batteries.
PVH contributed to community programs nearly $24 million of product, cash, associate contributions and retail consumer donations.